Google Maps is a popular web-based mapping service developed by Google. It provides users with a detailed and interactive map of the world, including satellite imagery, street maps, 360-degree panoramic street views, real-time traffic updates, and directions for walking, driving, cycling, or taking public transportation. Users can also search for businesses, landmarks, and points of interest, and get reviews and ratings from other users. Google Maps is available on desktop and mobile devices, and has become an essential tool for navigation and location-based services.